LGBTQIA2S+ services

Care and support, uniquely catered to you.

With Dr. Emilie, your care is catered to your specific needs. Whether you are seeking general health and wellness care or looking for support on your path to parenthood, every effort will be made to make sure you feel seen, heard, valued and respected every step of the way. 
Though still a self labelled 'work in progress', Dr. Emilie has long been an ally. She has taken healthcare queer competency training, taught the LGBTQ path to parenthood classes with Acubalance and the Olive Fertility clinic and worked serving the LGBTQ community for over a decade. Most importantly, she is happy to take your lead and give you the support you need.


Fertility and parenthood planning

The path to parenthood can look very different depending on each persons journey and circumstances. Dr. Emilie creates a plan geared towards all of the controllable aspects of the process for you. 
Such as:

  • Preconception preparation
  • IUI/Home insemination 
  • IVF 
  • Shared IVF 
  • Donor egg/sperm cycles
  • Surrogacy 
  • Pre-transition fertility preservation

Menstrual health

Menstrual health concerns are often completely dismissed, with few options or tools to help. Dr. Emilie takes the in depth gynaecological history of Chinese medicine and combines it with the modern knowledge of today and the unique circumstance each individual to address concerns such as: 

  • Period pain (dysmenorrhea)
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • PMS
  • Lack of menstruation (amenorrhea)
  • Endometriosis
  • PCOS

Mental health support

Acupuncture can be a helpful non-verbal tool to support mental wellness. Clients are encouraged to share only what they want. The treatments can be combined with group or individual counselling and medical support. All appointments are confidential and a safe space to process and heal from: 

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Trauma 

Pregnancy and postpartum support

Pregnancy is often a joyous occasion, but it can also bring on a myriad of symptoms and feelings that can leave you uncomfortable physically and/or emotionally. 
Acupuncture can be especially helpful for: 

  • Pregnancy symptom support
  • Childbirth preparation (Vaginal or c-section)
  • Breast/chest-feeding support
  • Postpartum depression/anxiety
  • Perinatal depression/anxiety


(604) 678-8600


Acubalance Wellness Centre
888 W 8th Ave #208
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 3Y1, Canada


All are welcome. Dr. Emilie provides LGBTQ2SIA+ friendly care.